Introduction Blockchains are a promising technology with the potential to transform many industries. However, there are still challenges that need to be addressed before blockchain solutions can reach their full potential. Blockchains are important because they can be used to create secure and transparent systems. For example, blockchains can streamline the delivery of public services to underserved communities and populations, strengthen transparency and integrity for public services, and ultimately build trust amongst all stakeholders. As blockchain technology continues to develop, it is likely to have a major impact on the
Hosted by the New York - The United Nations (UN) Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Blockchain Assurance & Standardization Dynamic Coalition has distributed a suite of blockchain standards authored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) including standards for the use of blockchain technology in elections. The GBA Voting Working Group that developed the election standard is comprised of election officials, election systems vendors, and blockchain experts from around the world. They are driven by a desire to make elections trustworthy and accessible to all voters. According to Utah County Commissioner, Amelia
Sandy Barsky Appointed as Government Liaison for the Blockchain & Infrastructure, the Rise of AI Conference. Washington, DC - [July 10, 2023] - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sandy Barsky as the Government Liaison for the upcoming Blockchain & Infrastructure, the Rise of AI Conference. The event is scheduled to take place on September 28-29, 2023, in Washington, DC. With an extensive background in the field, Sandy Barsky brings a wealth of experience to his new role. Having worked for decades at the
Washington DC, July 6th, 2023. Government Blockchain Association (GBA) announced the successful deployment of PlatoAi’s Ai Powered Web3 Intelligence inside the GBA Members Site. The result of this successful deployment stemmed from a strategic partnership between the two companies with a collective vision and deep commitment towards driving commercial adoption, standards and regulatory compliance of global government blockchain initiatives. Through this deployment GBA’s community will immediately benefit by accessing the latest premium intelligence across 36 Market Verticals including Ai, Digital Assets, Regulatory Initiatives, Web3, NFT’s, CyberSecurity, ESG and Carbon Offsets.
Washington, DC – June 11, 2023 - TapestryX, a layer one blockchain solution, has achieved the venerated distinction of being rated as a Trusted Blockchain Solution for the Banking, Financial Services, and other industries. The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) conducted the evaluation using the highly regarded Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) and the Banking & Financial Services Supplement. The comprehensive assessment involved a team of esteemed industry experts, including government Chief Information Officers, technology specialists, legal and regulatory professionals, and banking experts. Over several days, the team meticulously analyzed 11 elements
Washington, DC – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is set to host an event that will bring together government leaders to discuss the radical changes in money, cryptocurrency, banks, and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The conference, titled "The Future of Money, Governance, and the Law," will include law makers, regulators, innovators, and business leaders who are shaping the financial system. "The Future of Money, Governance, and the Law will bring together government leaders during this decisive time to examine changes in money and the laws governing it. We are
Las Vegas – AXES.ai’s land-based casino management platform became the first blockchain solution in history to be independently evaluated and rated by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) in accordance with the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM). “Why would a casino management system need blockchain? Because according to the US Financial Action Task Force (FATF), casinos are high-risk areas for money laundering and terrorist financing,” said Gerard Dache, GBA Executive Director. “Regulators world-wide need to have confidence that financial and compliance reports have not been falsified or altered. By writing data to